United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1950

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The United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1950 was an election for California's delegation to the United States House of Representatives, which occurred as part of the general election of the House of Representatives on November 7, 1950. Republicans won one Democratic-held seat.

Overview[edit]

United States House of Representatives elections in California, 1950
Party Votes % Before After +/–
Republican 1,754,001 52.2% 12 13 +1
Democratic 1,480,639 44.1% 11 10 -1
Progressive 105,396 3.1% 0 0 0
Prohibition 10,339 0.3% 0 0 0
Independent 7,329 0.2% 0 0 0
Totals 3,357,704 100.0% 23 23

Results[edit]

Final results from the Clerk of the House of Representatives: [1]

District 1District 2District 3District 4District 5District 6District 7District 8District 9District 10District 11District 12District 13District 14
District 15District 16District 17District 18District 19District 20District 21District 22District 23

District 1[edit]

California's 1st congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Hubert B. Scudder (incumbent) 85,122 54%
Democratic Roger Kent 72,584 46%
Totals 157,706 100%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 2[edit]

California's 2nd congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Clair Engle (incumbent) 85,103 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 3[edit]

California's 3rd congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Justin L. Johnson (incumbent) 177,269 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 4[edit]

California's 4th congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Franck R. Havenner (incumbent) 83,078 67.2%
Republican William S. Mailliard 40,569 32.8%
Totals 123,647 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 5[edit]

California's 5th congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic John Shelley (incumbent) 117,888 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 6[edit]

California's 6th congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic George P. Miller (incumbent) 192,342 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 7[edit]

California's 7th congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Allen, Jr. (incumbent) 74,069 55.3%
Democratic Lyle E. Cook 59,976 44.7%
Totals 134,045 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 8[edit]

California's 8th congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jack Z. Anderson (incumbent) 168,510 83.1%
Progressive John A. Peterson 34,176 16.9%
Totals 202,686 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 9[edit]

California's 9th congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Allan O. Hunter 76,015 52%
Democratic Cecil F. White (incumbent) 70,201 48%
Totals 146,216 100%
Voter turnout  %
Republican gain from Democratic

District 10[edit]

California's 10th congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Thomas H. Werdel (incumbent) 59,313 53.6%
Democratic Harlan Hagen 51,409 46.4%
Totals 110,722 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 11[edit]

California's 11th congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ernest K. Bramblett (incumbent) 59,780 52.1%
Democratic Ardis M. Walker 55,020 47.9%
Totals 114,800 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 12[edit]

California's 12th congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Patrick J. Hillings 107,933 60.1%
Democratic Steve Zetterberg 71,682 39.9%
Totals 179,615 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 13[edit]

California's 13th congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Norris Poulson (incumbent) 83,296 84.9%
Progressive Ellen P. Davidson 14,789 15.1%
Totals 98,085 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 14[edit]

California's 14th congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sam Yorty 47,653 49.4%
Republican Jack W. Hardy 35,543 36.8%
Progressive Charlotta A. Bass 13,364 13.8%
Totals 96,560 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 15[edit]

California's 15th congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Gordon L. McDonough (incumbent) 112,704 87.2%
Progressive Jeanne Cole 16,559 12.8%
Totals 129,263 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 16[edit]

California's 16th congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Donald L. Jackson (incumbent) 115,970 59.3%
Democratic S. Mark Hogue 79,744 40.7%
Totals 195,714 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 17[edit]

California's 17th congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cecil R. King (incumbent) 166,334 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 18[edit]

California's 18th congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Clyde Doyle (incumbent) 97,177 50.5%
Republican Craig Hosmer 95,308 49.5%
Totals 192,485 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 19[edit]

California's 19th congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chet Holifield (incumbent) 73,317 90.9%
Independent Myra Tanner Weiss 7,329 9.1%
Totals 80,646 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 20[edit]

California's 20th congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Carl Hinshaw (incumbent) 211,012 85.1%
Progressive Myra Tanner Weiss 26,508 10.7%
Prohibition Frank Nelson 10,339 4.2%
Totals 247,859 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 21[edit]

California's 21st congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Harry R. Sheppard (incumbent) 62,994 57.4%
Republican R. E. Reynolds 46,693 42.6%
Totals 109,687 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

District 22[edit]

California's 22nd congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John J. Phillips (incumbent) 114,497 100.0%
Voter turnout  %
Republican hold

District 23[edit]

California's 23rd congressional district election, 1950
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Clinton D. McKinnon (incumbent) 94,137 51%
Republican Leslie E. Gehres 90,398 49%
Totals 184,535 100%
Voter turnout  %
Democratic hold

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